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Man shot in leg during violent carjacking

Posted at 5:44 AM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-19 09:10:49-04

One person is in the hospital and 2 people are behind bars after a carjacking early Friday.

Police say that two men approached a driver, shot him in the leg, and then stole his vehicle. The incident happened around 2 a.m.

The thieves crashed the vehicle about 3 miles away near an apartment complex on Valley View Boulevard and Sahara Avenue.

Police were able to take the 2 men into custody.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and is expected to recover.